This weeks column for 24Hrs Vancouver: BCTF fights for teachers, kids.

This week, Brent and I address an issue often commented about on social media. Brent presents this week, and this is my response to him: This week’s topic: Should B.C. teachers remain unionized? It’s more than a bit ironic that every anti-BCTF rant I’ve read during the ongoing dispute between teachers and the government failsContinue reading This weeks column for 24Hrs Vancouver: BCTF fights for teachers, kids.

This weeks column for 24Hrs Vancouver: Teachers should be praised for trying to fix broken classrooms

The winner of last week’s duel on civil disobedience was Laila with 67%. This week’s topic: Did the strike vote by B.C. teachers help or hurt their cause? As results came in last week for the B.C. Teachers’ Federation strike vote, I couldn’t help but wonder how long it would take for the pro-government supportersContinue reading This weeks column for 24Hrs Vancouver: Teachers should be praised for trying to fix broken classrooms

Yet another Surrey murder, the Premiers deficit threat and why I support FSA tests.

Yet another shooting death in Surrey hit the news this morning. http://www.cbc.ca/canada/british-columbia/story/2009/02/03/bc-surrey-shooting.html http://www.theprovince.com/news/shot+death+Surrey/1246008/story.html At least it was in Whalley and not down the street from me, but I’m sure that is of no comfort to the neighbours who lived in the area of the crime.  Watt’s up these days  in Surrey ? Seems to beContinue reading Yet another Surrey murder, the Premiers deficit threat and why I support FSA tests.